Principal Antonio Rael and Assistant Principal Christina Bentheim removed, selection process for replacement will begin January 2020


Jaiden Reddy

CCSD Region 2 Superintendent Debbie Brockett sent the following email to Clark staff today, detailing the removal of Ed W. Clark High School Principal Antonio Rael and Assistant Principal Christina Bentheim:

“Dear Ed W. Clark High School Staff,

We would like to inform you that School Associate Superintendent Sam Scavella will be supporting the students and staff at Clark High School for the remainder of the semester in the absence of Principal Antonio Rael and Assistant Principal Christina Bentheim.

New leadership will be selected for Clark High School at the beginning of next semester following the CCSD selection process.

Please know that we are unable to discuss individual employee matters, but want to make you aware of the leadership changes occurring at Clark High school.

We understand many of you may have questions regarding the matter. In order to provide you with the information available, we will be holding a second staff meeting on December 11 during the scheduled SBCT time.


Debbie Brockett

CCSD Region 2 Superintendent”

This change comes amidst calls by parents, students, and even some staff members for Mr. Rael’s removal from Clark.

Note: This story is continually evolving. We will continue to update this article as we obtain new information.